Samastipur

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Samastipur
City
Samastipur is located in Bihar
Samastipur
Samastipur
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 25°51′47″N 85°46′52″E / 25.862931°N 85.781064°E / 25.862931; 85.781064Coordinates: 25°51′47″N 85°46′52″E / 25.862931°N 85.781064°E / 25.862931; 85.781064
CountryIndia
StateBihar
RegionMithila
DistrictSamastipur
Parliamentary constituencySamastipur
Assembly constituencySamastipur
Population (2011)
 • Total97,201
Time zoneUTC+5.30 (IST)
PIN848101
Area code(s)STD Code 06274
Vehicle registrationBR-33
Websitesamastipur.nic.in

Samastipur is a city and a municipality (nagar parishad) in Bihar, India. It is the headquarters of Samastipur district. The Burhi Gandak River flows through the town.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, Samastipur had a population of 42,61,566.[1]

Education[edit]

Samastipur has several schools and colleges. Most of the colleges are affiliated to the Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga. IGNOU has several study centres in Samastipur.[2] The Rajendra Agricultural University is located near the town, in Pusa. Recently government of Bihar setup Kameshwar Narayan Singh Govt. polytechnic college. This is the first technical school in Samastipur district.

Political Parties[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

http://www.knsgovtpolytechnic.org {KNS GOVT. POLYTECHNIC OFFICIAL WEBSITE}